Elderly woman asks if her doll ‘companion’ can also come to care home (PHOTOS)

Well, here’s some Monday morning feels for everyone Over the weekend, the Twilight Villa, an old age home located in East Dagon Township, posted a short but overwhelmingly heartfelt post about their newest resident, an 87-year-old woman named Tin Tin Before coming to the villa, Tin Tin lived in a shelter in the backyard of her family’s compound, and found companion in the form of a baby doll “Her...

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Thai trans idol apologizes for ‘inappropriate’ costume at Shwedagon Pagoda

A transgender internet idol apologized on Bright TV channel today she inadvertently stirred an uproar among Myanmar netizens for wearing a flamboyant costume during a visit...

Thai trans idol apologizes for ‘inappropriate’ costume at Shwedagon Pagoda

Post praising U Ko Ni’s alleged assassin goes viral in Myanmar

A post praising Kyi Linn — the man now in custody for the murder of the widely respected Muslim lawyer U Ko Ni — has gained over 18,000 shares and over 36,000...

Post praising U Ko Ni’s alleged assassin goes viral in Myanmar

Citizen helps out stranded YBS commuters with makeshift ‘bus’

While yesterday was theoretically a huge day for Yangon as its public bus system underwent a major renovation, the reality didn’t exactly line up with everyone’s expectations...

Citizen helps out stranded YBS commuters with makeshift ‘bus’

Sitagu Sayadaw thinks human rights advocates ignore Israel at Myanmar’s expense

In a sermon delivered in September, the prominent monk known as Sitagu Sayadaw recounted what he saw during a recent visit to Israel (and, presumably, to within viewing distance...

Four cops arrested after beating Rohingya villagers on video

Four police officers have been detained after footage showing three of them beating Rohingya villagers went viral over the weekend The fourth detained officer filmed the beatings,...

Strangers offer family a way out of poverty, now Yangon residents want to help

The story of a single act of kindness went viral in Yangon last week, and now residents are clamoring to get involved in poverty alleviation projects in the city “Dear people...

Strangers offer family a way out of poverty, now Yangon residents want to help

Buddhist monk says Muslims and Christians are dogs, interlopers

In a sermon posted on YouTube earlier this month, a Buddhist monk delivers a warning to his audience about Muslims and Christians in Myanmar: “Do not underestimate...

Triplet fetuses removed from baby boy in Naypyidaw

Doctors at the government hospital in Naypyidaw have successfully removed what appeared to be triplet fetuses inside a three-month-old boy, the Myanmar military-owned Myawady News...

Triplet fetuses removed from baby boy in Naypyidaw

Record-breaking ketamine haul intercepted in Myeik Archipelago

The Myanmar Navy made the largest ketamine bust on record in Myanmar on Sunday when it intercepted a boat in the Myeik Archipelago carrying 940 kilos of the anesthetic drug The...

Record-breaking ketamine haul intercepted in Myeik Archipelago